Bearfoot Lodge, If you are looking for a unique mountain getaway experience, you have found it! This is the place where family quality time, fun and memories will be made. This well maintained 3500 square foot, 5 acre, 3 level, custom log home will meet and exceed your expectations for a mountain vacation. The home backs up to the Pisgah National Forest with miles of hiking trails, rivers, streams and waterfalls. A true nature lovers and hikers dream come true!
The home is located in Catawba Falls Preserve, a gated mountain community preserve with paved roads located just 9 miles (15-20 minutes) from the town of Black Mountain and 23 miles (30-35 minutes) from Asheville. The house backs up to the Pisgah National Forest and is the home for an abundance of wildlife including black bear, deer, turkey, birds and many other animals.
This is a newer log home and is over 3500 square feet. The property sits on over 5 acres of pristine mountain property. The king master bedroom is on the main level. Bedroom 2 and 3 are on the upper level and each has a queen bed. There is one full bathroom on the upper level. Bedroom 4 is on the lower level has a twin bed, a bunk bed with a full and twin on top and a full bathroom. There is a pull out sofa bed on the lower level as well. The home can accommodate 11 in beds plus another 2 on the pull out sofa bed. If you are traveling with kids, they will love having the lower level to themselves with a large den, TV with DVD and games.
The property is very quiet, peaceful and private with breathtaking views all around. The deck wraps around with plenty of seating and relaxing. There is a large back deck for entertaining. The hot tub is behind the home in a private area. This is the place for relaxing and enjoying the long range mountain views and listening to the sounds of nature. There is a trail next to the home that leads down to the Catawba River with multiple waterfalls. It will take about 10-15 minutes to hike down to the river. Once down there, there is a trail along the river to hike to a nice waterfall close by. The Catawba Falls are further down the trail - about 30 minutes.
There is plenty of space on the front lawn for your kids to play while you relax on the decks and enjoy the mountain views. For nature lovers, there is hiking, waterfalls and abundant wildlife in the Preserve.
The home and kitchen are very well stocked with all your basic supplies needed for your vacation week. The beds are all made up prior to your arrival and we provide towels and linens.
We keep our availability calendar up to date. Please check our calendar before inquiring about availability. We usually respond to all email inquiries right away or within a few hours. If you inquire by phone and there is no answer, please leave a message with the dates requested and any other details and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We have a 3 night minimum requirement in the off season (Sept, Nov-May excluding holidays and spring break) and may have a 7 night minimum on peak weeks in season (Memorial Day through Labor Day and October with a Saturday turnover) and all holidays and spring break. Please do not inquire for less than 3 nights.
This house truly is a one of a kind mountain experience. We make it very easy for our guests so they can enjoy their vacation. Thank you for considering our log home for your mountain vacation.
Enjoy a really unique getaway. You will feel away from it all yet you will be only 15 minutes (8 miles) to Black Mountain and 30 minutes (23 miles) to Asheville, NC.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge: Bordering a vast forest preserve, Catawba Falls presents gated acreage homesites with stunning views of the Pisgah National Forest. You'll feel a thousand miles away in your mountainside dream vacation home, yet you'll be minutes from the culture and conveniences of Asheville and Black Mountain. There are numerous hiking trails, streams and rivers, and waterfalls nearby. Wildlife is abundant in the Preserve. The most common animals that you may encounter are deer, wild turkey, rabbits, birds, fox, and black bears. Of course, there is absolutely no hunting in the Preserve.